Preview Workflow

The CIM Courses system will be down temporarily undergoing routine maintenance.

Viewing: REL 2814 : Religion and Philosophy in East Asia

Last approved: Fri, 03 Jun 2016 04:12:50 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 25 Mar 2016 14:49:22 GMT

Other Courses referencing this course
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Religion (REL)
REL
2814
Religion and Philosophy in East Asia
Religion & Philosophy E. Asia
Fall 2015
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
Yes
EALL 3814 - Religion and Philosophy in East Asia
REL 3814 - Religion and Philosophy in East Asia

Corequisites

30

Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
Yes
 
EALL 3814 - Religion and Philosophy in East Asia
REL 3814 - Religion and Philosophy in East Asia
No
Fee Type


No


Historical introduction to the major religious and philosophical traditions in China, Japan, and Korea, with focuses on ancestor worship, shamanistic cults, Confucianism, Buddhism, Daoism, and Shinto. The interactions of common East Asian religious and philosophical traditions how these traditions evolved over time, and the way each cultures assimilates foreign elements. How the very ideas of religion and philosophy are formulated and practiced differently in East Asia from those in the Western tradition.
As a result of completing this course, students will learn to: 1. Obtain a basic knowledge of major religious and philosophical traditions in the history of East Asia. 2. Be able to think, discuss and write analytically the development and interactions of different traditions. 3. Be able to develop oral communication skills through presenting their critical understanding of the texts and contexts and to engage their classroom peers. 4. Be able to understand, interpret and contextualize the primary sources and secondary scholarship in the history and contemporary cultures of East Asia. 5. Be able to make critical and cross-cultural analysis of the definitions of “religion” and “philosophy” in light of the East Asia context.
Uploaded a Course Syllabus

Course Attribute
GWSB-Foreign Cultures Option
Gen Ed: Humanities
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Cultures
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
CCAS-GPAC:GlobalCrossCultural
ESIA-Humanities Courses
SEAS - Humanities Electives
We have edited this listing to reflect the correct course attributes. This course was previously taught under the number REL 3814 and is currently cross-listed with EALL 3814. The attributes we are updating here reflect the correct attributes that are already listed for the REL 3814 and EALL 3814 designations.
Key: 8047